Day 18: Gifts

“The paradox of gifts: I know what I have given you. I do not know what you have received.” – Dr. SunWolf You gave me a hug. I received reassurance.  You gave me a call. I received joy.  You gave me a night. I received a beautiful memory. You gave me silence. I received uncertainty.…Read more »

Why a Baby Won’t Keep Your Lover

As I meet various birth clients, I sometimes discern that a woman has conceived in hopes of changing her partner’s mind about her or being in the relationship. The partner sits, often despondently, tossed between feelings of resentment, confusion, guilt, overwhelm, disgust, excitement, longing and other emotions, while the pregnant mother chatters nervously on behalf…Read more »